How well do students live in Erlangen in Bayern?

Erlangen is an urban municipality in the federal state of Bayern. This location has a ground area of about seventy-eight square kilometers, 111,962 residents all in all and approximately 63,000 households. Approximately 1,435 people gather per km², the mean age is circa 40 years and 1.8 persons form an average household in Erlangen. The area is inhabited by a high number of people between 20 and 29 and is the ideal student region. The city offers with 122 inhabitants per shop a fabulous range of shopping facilities, this area has with 329 citizens per gastronomic establishment an impeccable compilation of inns, the next café is in the mean only 396 meters apart and the next store lies on average in a distance of 357 meters. In one of the 20 public indoor swimming pools you can relax and draw your lanes and the average distance to the nearest public indoor swimming pool is with merely 501 meters extremely minuscule. The city is inhabited by few children and has a high proportion of single households. This location has a total of 55 colleges within reach and offers moreover 52 own universities. The next university is in the mean just circa 2 kilometers apart.
501 m Average linear distance to the next public swimming facility
121.6 Average number of inhabitants per shop
357 m Average linear distance to the nearest shop

GEOfy Indicators

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Erlangen in Bayern at

In what way is Erlangen better for students than the average?

Linear distance to public swimming
Average linear distance to the next public swimming facility
501m vs. 5.9km
501m vs. 5.9km
Shop density
Average number of inhabitants per shop
121.6 vs. 412.5
121.6 vs. 412.5
Linear distance to shop
Average linear distance to the nearest shop
357m vs. 2.1km
357m vs. 2.1km
Linear distance to supermarket
Average linear distance to the next supermarket or groceries
550m vs. 3.9km
550m vs. 3.9km
Linear distance to restaurant
Average linear distance to the nearest restaurant
396m vs. 2.3km
396m vs. 2.3km
Restaurant density
Average number of inhabitants per restaurant
329.3 vs. 655.8
329.3 vs. 655.8
Linear distance to university
Average linear distance to the nearest university
2.3km vs. 18.3km
2.3km vs. 18.3km
Single households
Share of single households in the total number of households
49.8% vs. 31.2%
49.8% vs. 31.2%
Households without children
Share of households without children in the total number of households
75.4% vs. 62%
75.4% vs. 62%
Residents between 20 and 29
Share of residents between 20 and 29
18.5% vs. 9.4%
18.5% vs. 9.4%

In what way is Erlangen in the average for students?

Gastronomy for students
Inhabitants between 20 and 29 years per restaurants, bars, pubs, fast food, cafés etc. in this region
54.8 vs. 58
54.8 vs. 58
Supermarket Density
Average number of inhabitants per supermarket
1,806 vs. 1,878
1,806 vs. 1,878
Recreation & leisure areas
Share of vegetation, water and sport areas (excluding agricultural areas) in relation to the total area (excluding agricultural areas)
32.5% vs. 32.8%
32.5% vs. 32.8%

In what way is Erlangen worse for students than the average?

Accessible recreation offers for students
Inhabitants between 20 and 29 years per accessible movie theater, theater and museum
1,219 vs. 84.5
1,219 vs. 84.5

Common numbers about Erlangen

Average age
Average age of the total population
40.1 vs. 44.2
40.1 vs. 44.2
Average household size
Average number of inhabitants per household
1.8 vs. 2.3
1.8 vs. 2.3
Population density
People per km²
1,435 vs. 197.6
1,435 vs. 197.6
Green areas
Share of green areas in the total area
58.3% vs. 65.7%
58.3% vs. 65.7%
Water areas
Share of water areas in the total area
2.9% vs. 1%
2.9% vs. 1%
Total area
Total area
78km² vs. 32.3km²
78km² vs. 32.3km²
Total households
Total households
62,657 vs. 3,339
62,657 vs. 3,339
Total population
Total population
111,962 vs. 6,887
111,962 vs. 6,887
| Sources: Landuse: OpenStreetMap contributors | Households: © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis) | Population: © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis), © Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis) | Living: OpenStreetMap contributors | Education: OpenStreetMap contributors | Recreation: OpenStreetMap contributors, OpenStreetMap contributors | Health: OpenStreetMap contributors | Public safety: PKS Bundeskriminalamt, 2019, Kreis - Falltabellen |